Three countries working together to protect our shared environment

International collaboration between Canada, Mexico and the United States on environmental issues of common interest

In the Spotlight

CEC to Convene Top Environment Officials from Canada, Mexico, United States, 28–29 June in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Montreal, 24 May 2023 — The Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s (CEC) 30th annual Council Session and Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) Public Forum will take place in Canada this year, as the CEC convenes North America’s top environmental officials, Indigenous Peoples, youth, experts and interested groups and individuals for #CEC30, where “Indigenous and Urban Approaches to Climate Adaptation” will be at the forefront of the environmental agenda.

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What We Do

We conduct research, provide tools and training, and provide a unique space for decision-makers and the public to engage on environmental policy issues affecting the North American region.



Documents related to governance including Council Resolutions, JPAC Advice to Council, Operational Plans & more

Council Resolution 23-02

May 18, 2023

Grant Program on Environmental Justice and Climate Change Resilience in North America (EJ4Climate)

Advice to Council 23-02

March 15, 2023

JPAC Public Forum on the Role of Ports in Fighting Climate Change

CEC’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Renewing our trilateral commitment and implementing the new Free Trade Agreement and its supporting Environmental Cooperation Agreement

Operational Plan 2022

This Operational Plan 2022 (OP) presents the work that the CEC will implement this year, which by and large continues work initiated in 2021.